Dec 30, 2021
Just when you thought the Napa Valley was going the way of its French counterparts by steeping itself in the tradition...along comes Jean Charles Boisset. You will be fascinated, intrigued, and dumbfounded.
Dec 23, 2021
On a recent trip to Paso Robles....a must do for anyone interested in learning the great districts of California wine, I sat with Austin Hope of the Hope family vineyards. Hear how he responded to covid and other interesting approaches to telling the Hope Family story. Great chat and we will do it again.
Dec 21, 2021
Ever industry needs is leaders...the mythical legends that inspire us to do better, to keep your head down and persevere. Dennis Overstreet is that man and I had the chance to set up the studio in his store in Beverly Hills. Sitting amongst the greatest wines in the world, we laughed, gafawed and got serious about...
Dec 14, 2021
Barrels are in mysterious part of the wine making process and is the source of many questions from Wine of the Month Club members. Coopering is an art form and an important influence of wine making. Hear from 4th Generation Master Cooper and artisan Douglas Rennie of Seguin Moreau. Seguin Moreau was founded in the...
Dec 9, 2021
In 1855, Napoleon III organized a classification of the Left Bank wineries. Chateau Talbot earned a position as a 4th growth putting it among the top Chateau of the area. In fact, Saint Julien, where Chateau Talbot resides, earned 11 classified positions making it the most awarded sub-district. Hear from Jean Michael...